[SATLUG] automatix2 troubles

Charles Hogan cd_satl at futuretechsolutions.com
Fri Jun 6 22:55:23 CDT 2008

For you, me, and the average Joe, Gimp is an acceptable replacement, not 
even taking the price at the register into account.  For graphic 
artists, designers, etc..., it isn't quite there yet.  I've had the 
opportunity to see some of those guys at work in graphics and print 
shops, and Photoshop has all the extra bells and whistles that make 
their jobs so much faster.

Todd W. Bucy wrote:
> there really only is one choice for a F/OSS replacement for photoshop
> and that is Gimp.  Which considering the price you pay at the register
> for photoshop Gimp is more then photoshops equal.
> Todd
> On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 22:06 -0500, pixelnate at gmail.com wrote:
>> On Fri, 2008-06-06 at 21:57 -0500, Todd W. Bucy wrote:
>>> IMHO
>>> With the improvements of hardy automatix2 is no longer needed for
>>> Ubuntu.
>> Yeah, I can't say enough about Hardy. Linux, with Ubuntu, is now a
>> serious contender on the desktop.
>> Now if could only get a native version of Photoshop (props to Google &
>> CodeWeavers for WINE tho) and Flash (or a FOSS clone which is now
>> possible). Makes me hate on Apple more and more every day. I just wanna
>> knock the Macophiles in the head V8-style, "Coulda had some linux."
>> ~Nate

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